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Participating countries

Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Japan, The Netherlands, South Korea, Sweden

Application of Industrial Heat Pumps (IHP)


The objective of the Annex was to reduce the use of energy and emissions of greenhouse gas emissions by the increased application of heat pumps in industry, by

  • Generating information for policy makers
  • Developing information for key stake holders in industry and its supply and consulting chain and for policy makers
  • Getting insight in business decision processes
  • Increasing the knowledge and information about IHP’s, database and getting existing information available
  • Applying new technologies and identifying the needs for technological development
  • Creating a network of experts
  • Finding synergy with renewable energy production to increase flexibility of the grid